What happened this day in history November 27

What are the important events that happened on November 27? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 27: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 27 is the 331st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 34 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 14, 2021 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 27,299,520 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectatriacontahenagon’ day.

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Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 66 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 3,263 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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November 27 Historical Events

  • 395
    Rufinus, praetorian prefect of the East, is murdered by Gothic mercenaries under Gainas.
  • 1095
    Pope Urban II declares the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont.
  • 1727
    The foundation stone to the Jerusalem’s Church in Berlin is laid.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: Battle of Mine Run – Union forces under General George Meade position against troops led by Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
  • 1924
    In New York City, the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
  • 1934
    Bank robber Baby Face Nelson dies in a shoot-out with the FBI.
  • 1989
    Avianca Flight 203, a Boeing 727, explodes in mid-air over Colombia, killing all 107 people on board and three people on the ground. The Medellín Cartel claimed responsibility for the attack.
  • 2004
    Pope John Paul II returns the relics of Saint John Chrysostom to the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • 2005
    The first partial human face transplant is completed in Amiens, France.
  • 2006
    The Canadian House of Commons endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s motion to declare Quebec a nation within a unified Canada.

Who were born on November 27?

  • 1804
    Julius Benedict, German-born composer (d. 1885)
  • 1887
    Masaharu Homma, Japanese general (d. 1946)
  • 1925
    John Maddox, British science writer and editor (d. 2009)
  • 1937
    Gail Sheehy, American writer
  • 1954
    Patricia McPherson, American actress
  • 1959
    Charlie Burchill, Scottish guitarist and keyboardist (Simple Minds)
  • 1973
    Evan Karagias, American professional wrestler
  • 1976
    Jaleel White, American actor
  • 1978
    Shy Love, American pornographic actress
  • 1978
    Tim Yeung, American drummer (Vital Remains)

Who died on November 27?

  • 1570
    Jacopo Sansovino, Italian sculptor and architect (b. 1486)
  • 1811
    Andrew Meikle, British mechanical engineer (b. 1719)
  • 1920
    Alexius Meinong, Austrian philosopher (b. 1853)
  • 1921
    Douglas Colin Cameron, Canadian politician (b. 1854)
  • 1931
    Lya De Putti, Hungarian actress (b. 1899)
  • 1934
    Baby Face Nelson, American gangster (b. 1908)
  • 1943
    Ivo Lola Ribar, Croatian communist and partisan (b. 1916)
  • 1978
    George Moscone, Mayor of San Francisco (assassinated) (b. 1929)
  • 1990
    Basilis C. Xanthopoulos, Greek theoretical physicist (assassinated) (b. 1951)
  • 2007
    Bill Willis, American football player (b. 1921)

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